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    January 25, 2013
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> it is thirsty thursday. it is january 24th, 2013. another day with meredith vieira. the sunshine has arrived. >> how many days a week are you on? . you mean really? that's trud. >> every day? >> we're on every day in some form or another. we are on every single day. >> wow. >> it's a nice day today. it's freezing cold outside. >> it's freezing. it's not a nice day. it's freezing.
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>> you know, when i used to cover fires when i was -- listen, this is important. when i used to cover fires when i worked in local news in freezing weather like this, the firemen would spray water everywhere and everything would turn into a crazy ice rink. >> no, i know. what's the point? it's cold everywhere. >> it is. it is. >> oh. >> what? >> this is big news. you won't say it. hoda kotb, "ten years later" "new york times" best seller list. hello. ♪ celebrate good times >> number 12 on the nonfiction list. it gets better? >> it does? >> number nine on the ebook list. number eight on the combined print and e-book best sellers. >> what? oh. thank you, mer. thank you so much. >> i'm so proud of you. oh. ♪ celebrate good times [ cheers and applause ] >> you know what people don't know? yesterday you were a little bummed out. you said to me i'm not going to make the best sellers.
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everybody was telling you. the powers that be -- >> didn't think so. >> that you were not going to make the list. >> you know, it's one of those things that they tell you -- if you have ever waited for a call like are you going to get something, whatever it is, it comes between 5:00 and 5:30. i was in my apartment in my robe, which i was prepared to have like a pig-out fest when it wasn't happening, and i didn't get the call. didn't get an e-mail. >> were you alone? >> i was alone. >> oh, that's so sad. >> that is so rude. but any-hoo, jane who is the name and the brains behind this book, jane calls me and she goes, did you get the e-mail? the e-mail came. did you get it? it's going to come to you in a minute. he sent it to both of us. just read me what it said. she said, no, you have to read it. i'm sitting there waiting. my heart is pounding. she knows. then she e-mails me her e-mail, and i want to say thanks because
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i cannot tell you how nice it's been at book signings. you guys have come with bottles of wine. i mean -- >> that you can't drink. >> and it's been so -- all these great hugs and all these terrific stories, and i can't tell you how much it means because you work on a project and you think, oh, well, who knows what's going to happen with this thing? thanks for all the support. >> everybody wants to have written. it's another thing to write a book. i live with an author, so i know how hard this is. it's an amazing accomplishment. >> to jay morenzini who's on the cover. >> congratulations. we should toast to you. can we toast? come on. we should toast. >> no, we can't because this is breaking it, and what day are we on? we can't do it. >> we don't have to drink. we'll smell. smell it. >> wait. let me just sit here for a minute. >> why don't you just be a rebel and drink it? >> no. >> just be a rebel. >> we made a deal. >> show you don't care about this pretention and this stupiddy. just drink it. >> this is "the ladies home journal." >> you're on the cover already,
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aren't you? didn't you do it. you've done it. what are they going to do, rip the pages out? you've done it. drink it. >> no, no, no. no! >> this is what you think of it. >> 13 days from today on this show i promise you it is going to -- wait. wait. it's going to be new year's eve on this show, on this show. it's going to be new year's eve. >> you are gutless. but congratulations. >> let's talk about you for a second because we've gotten a couple of complaints about meredith. >> yes, we have, actually. >> and it's not about anything she said, although there have been a few things that have been problematic, but it's been about something that -- something going on up here. >> yeah. an ex-friend of mine now, angela lagrecca, producer here on the show, did not say this to my face. mind you. angela, come here. no, no, no. first of all, she did not say to my face. she always -- what did you say? >> i didn't say -- >> tell her what you said. >> i went up to your hair person, freddy, who i like very much, and i said she needs a haircut. >> and?
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>> and i said you need your hair needs to be colored. what's with the gray? >> that's terrible to say you think? i know you. we tried to do this at the beginning. i've been here for 15 years. we tried to do a root canvas of you. it didn't work. you wanted it to be natural. >> it actually did work. >> no. >> it was working. i was going to go totally gray, and then i got the job on "millionaire" and they said you're not going gray. >> we have a solution. camera one is going to be your camera. let me just show you. we've all had this. where you have this -- >> i'm representing all the women who got up this morning that don't have time to color their hair. >> see the roots? now look at the solution. this is so crazy. >> what are you doing? >> this is called rita hazan. it's a spray-on color that lasts you through another hair wash. you will put it in, and i don't know how, but it will be fine, and then you can wash it out. >> what is the color? show me the color. >> your color is -- >> no, no, no. we only have one can. we're going to use what it is. it's fine. it's fine. >> i need a can's worth?
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>> do you know what you're doing? >> no. just close your eyes. >> i'm getting out of the way. ♪ you've got to have friends >> did it work? >> yes. hold on. let's get some more. am i getting it in your eyes? sorry. you know what, it's working. >> is it really? can you really tell the difference? >> well, you have a lot of gray. >> you know what, i'm getting the hair done on friday. >> friday. >> i just want to make a point. you've been on the show for an entire week, and you wait until friday to color your roots? >> that's exactly my point. >> i could not get an appointment earlier. >> why? >> the man is busy. >> there are no -- >> it's done. is everybody happy. it's done. >> she got her haircut between yesterday and today. you feel better, right? >> doesn't it look great? >> it does. it really does. >> now i stink. >> no, you don't. >> thank you, angela.
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>> thank you for being a friend. thank you. >> somebody has to do it. >> ex-friend. >> nice talking to you. >> can i just say also you're in "people" magazine, i just want to say because when will you be in it again? you and al roker. your books are mentioned. >> al roker is rocking. i can't even breathe. >> it's a carcinogen. all right? it's a carcinogen all over my head. i'm dying, but i look better. you're a slave to this stuff. drink it. . please take the wine away. jerry, jerry, please take the wine away. it can't even be here. >> you can't even have it on the table? all right. i'll have it. no, i can't. i'm on a cleanse. i'm comfortable with it next to me. >> here we are. the super bowl is coming up, and already one commercial is leaked? the ads are being leaked. they do this because they get extra play because they leak them before the super bowl. you know, otherwise you're crowded in there with all the other ads. >> i don't want to see them until the super bowl.
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but anyway -- >> well, you're going to see this coming. this is an ad by -- with, excuse me, model kate upton, and it's a mercedes ad, and the question is is it too risque for the super bowl? ♪ >> okay. >> what's going on? >> the suds, i think. >> the boys are washing the car. >> what boys? >> these right here. >> okay. >> and -- >> that doesn't seem too risque'. they're looking at her. she's looking at them. nothing yet. nothing. boring. >> okay. >> this is really where we should have started it. >> okay. it could be an ad for like a woman's product too.
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>> did you see what just -- something happened. >> you missed a spot. >> oh, right there. that is what it was. you could not see where she was pointing. >> there's the money line right there. did you see it? >> yes. >> what was it? >> what she was pointing at? >> she said you missed a spot. she's pointing downstairs. >> of course. i think that's what it was. >> anyway, these ads are not unique. the car washing. there was a famous one with -- >> paris hilton was a really famous one. >> apparently if you want to even watch it on youtube, you have to put your birth date in to make sure that you're old enough. >> that's not even for a car, is it? it's for a hamburger, isn't it? okay. >> pamela anderson did one about nine years ago. this is hers. >> with sirius satellite radio, you co you can get 100% commercial-free music beamed right to your car. and a chance to have your car
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washed if you are home by pam anderson. ♪ >> what do you think? >> it's exactly the way i wash a car. exactly the way i wash a car. not now in this weather, but -- you know what, i don't really care. do you really care? >> no. >> what bothers me is how can a 20-year-old think i'm so sexy, and when i do it, i'm like bulemic and i'm going to stick my fingers down my throat and going to vomit. >> you do have a little lipstick. >> thanks again for being a friend. >> kim k did the same thing. >> she did one? >> she did one. who cares? does your husband drive you to drink? the question is -- >> interesting, actually. >> did women drink more before they got married or while they were married? >> what do you think? they've studied this. it is a study. i read this. >> sure. show off. >> men drink more before, and then when they get married, they drink a little less. maybe they're settled down. >> they're content.
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>> women then start to drink. now if there's a divorce, men pick up the drinking again. the theory, they said, in the note that i read is that women then with the guys and they start to pick it up a little bit more. >> why do you think women drink more when they're married? >> it really hits them. they wake up one morning and they go oh, and they reach for a bottle, and they don't put it down. with every child the drinking increases. the time of day increases when you start. by third child at noon you are hitting the bottle. actually when they go off to the bus, it's maybe at 8:30 you're having a bloody mary because you've got to get through the day. i'm kidding. >> that's better. >> i don't know. i really don't know. i'm going to believe the study. what do you think? >> i do believe that life gets hairy and complicated and you need to take the edge off when you're married.
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you have a lot of responsibilities in life. >> you're now not married. do you find that you don't have to get the hair -- the edge off or you're not hairy or whatever you said? >> you don't need it. you don't feel -- you don't feel as stressed. >> you're feeling something because you're drinking a lot. >> this is a moment i love on the show. >> what is it? >> this is when i get to play my little song. now, this song, you guys, reminds me of being in a sorority house at a fraternity party, totally hammered, sweaty dancing. this is an old song by the time and it's called "the burn." ♪ >> remember it? >> i've never heard it. >> come on. ♪ a brand new dance it's called the bird ♪ >> is this really the dance? ♪ it needs no connection ♪ everybody sing to me ♪ hallelujah ♪ oh
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♪ everybody say ♪ hallelujah ♪ whoa >> come on. oh, i love that song. "the bird" by "the time." puts you in a good mood, doesn't it? >> okay. here's okay or not okay. we need to do this because we do this every week. is it okay to perform shirtless? okay. >> kathie lee says i guess it's how confident you are about your body. i wouldn't do it. what do you say? >> sorry. hoda says, yes, definitely okay. it gets hot on that stage. >> they have pictures of justin bieber and, you know -- >> they're talk about men. they're not talking about women, right? >> kathie lee thought they were talking about her. >> i think -- have a nice body. know how to play up your assets. or in my case -- >> it is almost time for the big reveal of our plaza ambush makeover for two lucky ladies. >> this is great.
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and return to sleep again. ♪ she has landed one of the most coveted roles on television. annasophia robb plays carrie bradshaw made famous by "sex and the city." >> she's got big designer shoes to fill. we meet the future writer before the clothes and mr. big, when she was just in high school in the 1980s. take a look. >> that was your big chance. >> flashing strangers? i don't think i want that on my resume. >> clearly i misjudged you. >> what do you mean? >> i thought one day you would make a name for yourself. i can imagine your picture on billboards and the side of a bus. >> you may think doing this is a good idea, and monica penny may think it's a good idea and everyone here may think it's a good idea, but i don't, so i said no, and that's me owning my power.
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>> wow. >> very nice. >> welcome. >> how are you? >> good. >> were you very familiar with "sex and the city" before you auditioned for this role? >> i was not. i was very young when the show ended, but as soon as i started auditioning, i got all the seasons and became a huge fan, and i watched the show all the time. >> i always wonder how people get the roles. obviously, you're terrific in it, but you claimed it was the chicken dance at the audition. >> let's hear about that. >> yeah, i had like a week-long of just series of auditions, and at the end they were talking -- they were trying to get to know us. it's always so weird. and they said, so you're going to prom, right? how do you dance at the prom? i just kind of started breaking it down. i don't know. i just started doing the chicken dance, and peter ross told me that i got the role because i tried to be goofy. >> you were being you. >> i was being me. that's my advice to young girls. just be you. >> now, did you study carrie
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bradshaw, and were you trying to kind of emulate the way she spoke and those kind of things? >> no. i mean, i watched the show, and i tried to kind of pick up little mannerisms here and there. but they don't want me to -- we're not trying to be "sex and the city." we're not trying to replicate her beautiful performance. we want it to be -- it's carrie before we knew her as the carrie bradshaw. >> carrie is still in high school, right, and she's got an internship one day a week at a law firm, and her mom passed away. she's going through a lot of stuff. >> she's really -- this is a really transitional time for carrie right now. it's her first sort of romantic relationship, her first real job, and we'll see her get more and more involved. >> her first relationship in new york city too. she's a connecticut kid who falls in love with the city. >> and fashion, yes. >> and she carries a purse, and there was like a mistake, wasn't there, on her purse? what happened? >> her rebellious little sister
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accidentally spilled nail polish all over her mom's old purse. so cari instead of getting upset she kind of reinvents it with her own sort of artwork. >> she gets some traction with that? >> it's set in the 1980s. did you get attracted any of the fashion? >> at first i was a little hesitant. was i going to be goofy? eric damon is our costume designer, and he did "gossip girl." he is very talented. his whole team. >> we wish you the best with this. it's on cw. >> thanks. >> coming up. >> two women will be sexy in the city today after their ambush makeover. big reveal coming up after these messages. and...done. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt us? oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh.
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then find out how to get lunesta for as low as fifteen dollars at lunesta.com. there's a land of restful sleep. we can help you go there on the wings of lunesta. >> we're back on this thirsty thursday with another installment of our plaza ambush makeover where two lucky ladies are plucked off the plaza and we surprise them with brand new looks. >> here to show us their handy work our makeover team today contributor and stylist to the stars louis licari, la, la, la. >> and editor for people style watch and author. jill martin. >> how was the crowd? lots of hats and scarves and -- >> it was chilly. let's be coy. it was subzero, i think. it was beyond cold. beyond cold.
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we just went out there, found them, grabbed them, and brought them in and did what we could. >> let's start off are eileen. she's 47 years old from new york city. her work colleagues told her that she needed start improving her appearance, so she knew it was time for a makeover so she begged us to give her a brand new look. let's listen to her story. >> standing outside in this cold, you must really want this for your mom, huh? >> yeah, i do. >> tell me why? >> she deserves it. she works really hard, and she just doesn't treat herself enough. >> all right. so tell me your dream look. >> okay. i would like -- i would like to be 21 again. no. gray out of my hair. a little cut, of course. cute makeup. not too much but not too little and something great to wear. >> something warm to wear. how about that? >> no shorts and t-shirt today. >> oh, and she's here with her adorable daughter, allison. allison, please keep your blindfold on until we give you the green light to take it off. here is eileen before. all right.
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eileen, come out and let's see you now. >> wow. >> oh, my gosh. allison, hold on. you ready? take off your blindfold, honey. oh, my gosh. eileen, it's your turn. are you ready? >> turn around right behind you. there's a mirror behind you. >> whoa! oh, my goodness. >> look at that hair. >> i am so hot. >> oh, my -- >> right there. sweetie, stay right where you are. >> no. louis, tell us the hair. this is awesome. >> isn't it great? >> wow. >> beautiful. >> eileen had hair that was obviously turning gray. she had about three inches of roots. what happens when you have gray hair underneath it turns too blonde. i brought the depth back. not quite back to her natural color, but it gave her more contrast with her skin as darker hair color. >> allison --
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>> and, of course, great haircut. >> carson. >> allison, tell me what you think of your mom and the hair. >> it's amazing. >> she's so beautiful. gorgeous. >> jill, that's the perfect dress. >> she said i would never wear this dress. i thought perfect. this is from maggie london, and peplum all the rage. this is that little black and white. >> go on. >> the earrings are kendra scott. >> you look great. >> gorgeous. >> join your daughter right over there. be careful. >> all right. eileen. next debra 42 from bakersfield, california. she says her beauty routine consists of washing her face with a bar of soap. she was thrilled for the opportunity at glam new style. let's take a listen. >> so in the freezing weather, and then? >> what are the chances of getting picked to do a makeover? how exciting, and what a wonderful experience. >> is this something you would normally do? >> no, no. i am not the girly type. i am all about jeans and tennis shoes and straight hair.
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no make-up. so this is totally not me. >> what do you think of this for your best friend? >> i think it's great. in the ten years i've known her, she's worn a dress twice. my wedding and her wedding. that's it. this will be exciting. >> i totally relate to her. her best friend is right here, monica, with her blindfold on. keep that on. she also can't breathe. her nose is in the blindfold. we need you to breathe and be alive. let's see debra before. all right. come on out, baby. ♪ i'm every woman >> wow. >> wow. >> great. all right. monica, you ready? >> oh, my goodness. >> you look fantastic. turn around and take a look. >> you got it, girl. >> oh, my gosh. >> wow. >> who is that? >> that is you, debra. >> that is you. >> oh, my gosh. it doesn't even look like me. >> spin right around. >> gorgeous.
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>> your hair is awesome. >> here your dealing with a woman who doesn't like to wear makeup, straight hair, kind of the tomboyish type, free spirit. >> i wanted to keep everything minimal. her hair that was almost naturally black black. >> i love her hair. >> it's now a soft brown. if you look at the tips, it goes to almost blonde. i mean, this is the way to give a little bit of color for maximum effect. carson, working with the shape of the face. inid making the colors all work together with a very natural palate. remember, less is more. >> always, always. >> what about the outfit? it's great. she actually wore a black dress to her wedding. she's unconventional. another outfit to wear, a dressier black dress. this is from london times. >> do you love? >> i love it. it's great. >> let's bring eileen a big round of applause for both of our ladies. all right. from music to movies, celebs, all the hollywood news coming up with jason kennedy. right after this.
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>> it is thirsty thursday, which means the weekend is just around the corner. >> fillsing us in on everything we need to know in the world of entertainment is e news correspondent jason kennedy. >> you guys just met? >> it was a lovely moment. i love you already. >> let's talk movies. >> the weekend, right? >> if we're going, where should we go? >> "hansel and gretel" is out. it's a spin on the fairy tale. they play these bounty hunters who kill witches. it's not for the kiddyes. i like jeremy renner in this role. listen, it is what it is. it's good reviews, bad reviews, but if you like jeremy renner, this is a movie for you. absolutely. >> all right. what if you want to rent one? stay home and rent one? >> "end of watch" is a good one. jake gyllenhaal is in that. michael pena. the two lapd officers. the footage can be a little bumpy at times. it did really well at the bo office. >> i was going to say, was it in theaters?
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>> yes. it was in theaters. also not for kids, but how about another one that's also not for kids? "paper boy". we're on a good roll here. >> that's the one with what's her face? >> nicole kidman. >> the infamous scene with her and zach efron. she was nominated for a golden globe for this. really good movie and really good cast. not for the kids. not sure if i said that yet. >> you did. >> you have nothing for the kids. nothing to recommend. >> any feel-good movies. >> this is not a family-friendly weekend. >> tv, any news? >> "mad men" coming back for their sixth season on april 7th. it's going to be a two-hour premier on anc. last season was the most watched. fans had to wait something like 17 months before the last season premier. not this time. it's going to be taking place in just a couple of months, so they can look forward to that. >> i was reading somewhere where bradley cooper was talking about wanting to play lance armstrong in a movie. is that a real project? >> yes. so j.j. abrams acquired the
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rights to it. he will be producing it, and reportedly it's going to be about a book that's called "cycle of lies" that's getting ready to come out soon. matthew mcconaughey -- i'm sorry, bradley cooper said he is fascinated by lance armstrong, and he would love to play it. >> wasn't matt damon going to do a movie about lance armstrong? >> there was a rumor about that, and matthew mcconaughey is friend with lance armstrong so there were rumors there. but so far bradley cooper is in the running to play lance. >> let's talk oscars, and i love that we heard the news adele is going to perform? >> she originally recorded the song with a 77-piece orchestra. i don't know if that's going to be happening during the actual telecast, but this is the first time she's performed since giving birth to her son, angelo. we know his name. that's breaking news. >> jason, do people actually sing live at the academy awards? i'm curious. >> i am told they do. no lip syncing drama there. >> it's not allowed there? >> i'm pretty sure they do. they may do a back vocal track sometimes, but this is the first
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time, like i said, since giving birth, and she's never done this song live before either, so it's going to be interesting to see, but she's nominated for an oscar as well. >> i predict she gets it, too. >> ryan seacrest, who is a friend of yours and works with you, he opened up about his relationship with julianna huff on "chelsea lately". >> chelsea handler interviewed him. there was a lot of hype surrounding this. >> he said that she is the best part of his day, and they both want to get married, but huff not handler will be the first person to find out. yeah. he was being coy about it. the two of them, i've seen it up close. they're great together. they're obviously in love. >> do you think they'll get married this year? >> that's a great question. i don't know. >> you know. you know. >> i just wash the guy's car on my day off. we don't really get into that. >> thank you. >> pleasure to meet you. >> you as well. >> the best new products that are on the market chosen by you. >> oh. >> not you. you.
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for the fifth year in a row "better homes and gardens" is out with the best new products of the year. >> everything from mascara to detergent to yogurt. all picked by consumers like you. here to share some of the winners is ellen miller, the magazine's beauty editor. >> you got that. >> hi, hon, how are you? >> i'm great. >> these are all voted on by -- >> we worked with an independent market research firm. they surveyed 77,000 consumers all across the country to decide what products resonate most with them in their day-to-day lives. 63 winners. we have a few of them. >> different categories. begin with beverages. >> this is a taste ri vana. all natural real cocoanut water. and shoppers said that they loved it because it was healthy and refreshing. and then meredith, i know that you are a big fan of this product. for butter and spreads we use land o lakes. >> that is not refreshing. >> land o lakes uses olive oil and sea salt. >> it's great. i can't have it right now. >> is it so much better than the regular kind of butter?
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>> shoppers loved it because it combines two ingredients that they're already using. >> exactly. >> butter always better than margarine too. healthier. >> we have the alexia sweet potato puffs. these are bursting with flavor, and they're trans-fat free. >> delicious. >> exactly. >> now you love? >> these are delicious. >> so excited. >> what makes these special? >> they're the duncan hines red velvet cupcake mix. they come with this great cream cheese frosting mix, plus consumers said that they were really easy to make. >> would you like a bite? >> i can't. >> why? >> because i'm on a cleanse. >> you told me to drink wine. >> this is the yoplait smoothie with greek yogurt. >> it has dairy? i can't do that either. >> shoppers said it was healthy and refreshing. >> i'm sure it is. >> i'm always into these kind of products. this is the zip lock perfect portion bag. say you buy some chicken at the supermarket. you're just going to slip this
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over your hand. you can pick up the raw meat. it's a little more sanitary. you put it in the zip lock. >> you put in a normal zip lock. >> it prevents freezer burn. >> this is the favorite of a lot of people. people don't like measuring their tide. >> this is a lazy person. >> these are the single dose laundry detergent. tide pods. now, what's fantastic about this is that shoppers said that they're convenient. you don't have to measure it. >> going out to do your laundry, much easier. do you break this open? >> no, just stick it in the laundry. >> that dissolves. the plastic? >> i stand corrected. >> finish quantum with baking soda. >> again, shoppers love the fact that this is convenient and you don't have to actually pour it into the dishwasher. >> because that takes so much extra time to actually open the bottle and pour it in. >> you'll love this. the gillette venus and olay razor. it comes with this great
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moisture bar that eliminates the need for shaving cream. haven't bought shaving cream since. >> we need to try it. >> honestly, you don't worry about nicks. i know why you said that. >> then for the guys we have the gillette fusion pro glide. styler. it's a triple threat. it trim, edges and shaves. >> fantastic. >> these are all reasonably priced? >> available at drug stores. >> i did hurt my back, and i'm serious about this. >> you're going to love this. >> this is a bengay menthol pain-relieving gel. shoppers said it's easy to use and provides instant pain relief. >> just rub it on wherever it is. >> puts it right on. >> these are vitacrave gummies. one a day gummies. they taste great. consumers said they were easier to take than a pill. >> oh, yeah. it feels like you're eating candy. >> we have the olay regenerist. this is the fragrance-free variance. it's moisturizing, but it's moisturizing, and it goes on and won't gum up your make-up. >> put that on in the morning. i'm wearing all the beauty products today.
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>> why don't you just run through the last couple real quick. >> we have the bare minerals ready spf 20 foundation. it's anti-aging. shoppers loved that it goes on light. it gives great coverage. we had the loreal color correct lipstick. they come in great trendy spring colors, but moisturizing on the lips. great for the cold weather. mascara, so important, we have maybe mabel the maybelline plush mascara that won't flake off. finally, we these amazing eyeliners from cover girl. their cream collection. they have this amazing smudging tip. that helps you have that great smoky look. >> i'm looking at your face, and you look gorgeous. are you really wearing all that? >> yes. >> the secrets to making delicious food. >> this is "today" on you know where, nbc. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night
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in today's kitchen what's cooking is homemade pizza. everything tastes better when you make it yourself. >> maybe not in your case. >> pizza is easy to make, and you can get the kids involved. to share the secrets of a perfect pie, chef and owner of barcara. nice to see you. you already started. >> what are we making? >> we're making pizza. my restaurant has some of the best pizzas around. pat it around. leave your edges. lift it up. be gentle with it. we're going to do about a 10 to 11 inches. it will shrink a little bit. i'm done. all right? >> don't be a showoff already. >> me too. >> now, can you buy the dough
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instead of having to make it? >> you can buy the dough or just come to barcara. you know, we're going to put our toppings. you have mushroom, spinach and goat cheese, and you have prosciutto and egg plant. with parm shawn. >> what am i doing? you're taking egg plant and putting it on? >> all over or just -- >> around. leave an edge. you want to have a nice rim, all right? or a nice crust. >> wash your hands before. >> of course. >> you know -- >> i have the running pie. >> which is? >> it's tomato sauce, pancetta and parmesan, and then we'll finish it with solata when it comes out of the oven. we're going to go around that. >> i'm done. you guys are slow. i'm bored. >> oh, look at you. >> look at mine. >> a little bit of olive oil around the edges. >> look at it. >> around the edges. >> how do you get those crispy? >> olive oil will help.
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you know, depending on your dough recipe. all right? you use pizza flour and all purpose flour. >> why not salt and pepper? no? >> no. >> exactly. fine. >> you can put salt, but her -- >> no, we are not. >> we have salty meats on ours. >> okay. great. should we bring ours too? >> i'm just going to bring mine. >> are you putting it on a stone? i don't want to buy a stone. i don't make enough pizza. can i put it on a rack? >> you can put it on a sheet tray, but a pizza stone will make it crispier, which is what your question was before. >> all right. >> and then we have an array of pizzas. >> so is this mine? >> this is yours. >> and finish with arugula, and then you'll have parmesan. >> how long does this cook, by the way, in the oven? >> probably in the home oven if you have convection about six, seven minutes. then you have the mushroom, spinach and goat cheese. >> i love truffle oil on anything. >> just on top. >> then i have rustica solada for mine. >> looks delicious. thank you so much for joining us.